Does a Living Will Prevent My Doctors From Using a Ventilator to Treat COVID-19?

Does a Living Will Prevent My Doctors From Using a Ventilator to Treat COVID-19?

Does a Living Will Prevent My Doctors From Using a Ventilator to Treat COVID-19? Coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause severe respiratory problems requiring hospitalization and the use of a ventilator. Your Living Will does not prevent medical providers from using a ventilator, if needed. New York living wills are written declarations instructing your family and doctor about…